Parenting Mediators

Our therapists for Alpha Center for Divorce Mediation in Bucks County PA and surrounding areas.

Nicole Anthony, LCSW

Nicole Anthony, LCSW

Nicole Anthony, M.S.W. is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has worked in the field for 13 years and has a private practice in Quakertown, Pa. She treats adolescents and adults using individual, couples/marital and family therapy modalities. Her areas of interest and expertise include working with children/adolescents and their parents concerning adjustment disorders, self esteem issues, behavior problems, and ADHD diagnoses.

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Reb Brooks, Ed.M.

Reb Brooks, Ed.M.

Reb Brooks is a licensed psychologist who has been practicing in Central Bucks County since 1979. He provides individual, marital and family therapy in his practice in Doylestown and is certified in treating co-occurring disorders of mental illness and substance abuse. In addition to his practice, he provides workshops and training to both professionals and the community and has taught psychology related courses at Delaware Valley College for more than 20 years.

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Dana Goode, Psy.D

Dana Goode, Psy.D

Dr. Goode is a graduate of the Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology at Widener University. She is in private practice in center city Philadelphia. She specializes in working with families adjusting to divorce and helping parents develop CO-parenting skills. Dr. Goode has worked with divorcing parents and families for ten years.

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Cynthia R. Thiers

Cynthia R. Thiers

Cindy Thiers has been in the field of counseling psychology for eight years. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from West Chester University and a Master of Arts in Clinical Counseling Psychology from LaSalle University. Cindy’s background encompasses the community mental health system, crisis intervention, drug and alcohol treatment and assessment, group, individual, and family therapy. She has experience working with children, couples, addictions, eating disorders, clients with a history of physical, emotional, and sexual trauma, and forensic psychology. Cindy works as a crisis worker for Lenape Valley Foundation at both Doylestown Hospital and Lower Bucks; in addition, she has a private practice in Doylestown working with clients and their families on a variety of issues.

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Theresa E. Armandi, M.A., LPC

Theresa E. Armandi, M.A., LPC

Terry is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She graduated from LaSalle University with a Master’s Degree in Human Services Psychology. Terry has 20 years’ experience in providing individual therapy to adults, adolescents and children as well as providing family and couples therapies. Terry’s specialties include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for the treatment of depression, anxiety and other mood disorders. Terry additionally has expertise in the treatment of behavioral difficulties in children and adolescents, parenting issues, and family transitions such as separation and divorce. Terry has had many years’ experience in both community mental health and private practice and is currently a psychotherapist in a private group practice in Delaware County.

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Raymond D. McManamon, LPC

Raymond D. McManamon, LPC

Ray McManamon is a therapist with 15 years of professional counseling experience. He has Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from DeSales University, as well as a Master’s Degree in Clinical Counseling Psychology from La Salle University. He has extensive experience helping individuals with anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, psychosis, anger management issues, trauma, substance use, forensic issues, relationship issues, and personality disorders.

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Donna Conwell

Donna Conwell

Parenting Mediator

Dr. Donna Conwell is a Postdoctoral Fellow in Clinical Psychology at Newtown Therapy and Wellness Center. She earned her PsyD from Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2014). She also holds an MCAT in Creative Arts in Therapy with a specialization in Dance/Movement and nonverbal communication from Hahnemann University (now Drexel University) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1991).

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Joan Reese

Joan Reese, MS, MFT, NCC

Parenting Mediator

Joan is a Marriage and Family Therapist with more than 17 years of experience working with individuals, couples and families. She earned her Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Counseling and Therapy from Capella University and a BA in Psychology from East Stroudsburg University.

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Erin E. Esbensen

Erin E. Esbensen, LMFT

Parenting Mediator

Erin is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University where she earned her Master’s in Couple and Family Therapy. She is a clinical therapist at Peacetree Counseling and Consulting in King of Prussia and Philadelphia. She brings extensive experience in child and family therapy to the Alpha Center.

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Dr. Darlene Link, Psy.D

Dr. Darlene Link, Psy.D

Parenting Mediator

A licensed psychologist, Dr. Link brings over 23 years’ experience in counseling for couples, individual, children’s issues. She received her PsyD in Clinical Psychology from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, an MA from West Chester University in Clinical Psychology and a BA in Psychology from the Diversity of Pennsylvania. She currently operates the Peacetree Counseling and Consulting practice.

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